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Archaeology, or archeology, is the study of human activity through the recovery and analysis of material culture. The archaeological record consists of artifacts, architecture, biofacts or ecofacts and cultural landscapes. Archaeology can be considered both a social science and a branch of the humanities. .... Cunnington made meticulous recordings of Neolithic and Bronze Age ...

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Archaeology can be considered both a social science and a branch of the ... study human prehistory and history, from the development of the first stone tools at ...

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Oct 13, 2011 ... Archaeology is the study of the human past using material remains. ... Portable remains are usually called artifacts. Artifacts include tools, clothing, and decorations. ... Understanding why ancient cultures built the giant stone circles at ... Scientists started using standard weights and measures and other ...

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Historical Materialism is a common term for the theoretical ideas of Karl Marx. ... social science, rather than as a particularistic form of history or of the humanities. ..... Scientific or processual archaeology is a comparative social and behavioral science ... Stone tools are the oldest and most prevalent worldwide of any ancient  ...

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International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences ... Although scientific archeology—in contrast to antiquarian studies and the ... Archeology's roots go back to the Renaissance interest in the antiquities of ... The division by Lubbock in 1865 (following earlier French suggestions) of the stone age into the ...... Related Topics.

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Topics assessed by examination (Schedule A from the Exam Regulations) ... at how social and intellectual factors influence the ways in which archaeological .... study of materiality: including anthropological material culture studies, Science and .... and electronic resources, such as the Portable Antiquities Scheme database.

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It is also quite rare to see archaeologists at digital humanities conferences, ... can collect ceramic material, lithic material (stone tools and their manufacturing .... as a social science and anthropological archaeology as a humanities discipline. .... and archaeology services throughout the country, the Portable Antiquities ...

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Apr 30, 2012 ... Keywords: anthropology, cultural evolution, economics, sociology, ... At first glance the raw data of archaeology—things like broken pieces of pots, stone tools, and ... disciplinary contexts and we present three topics as illustrations. ... less conducive to intensified social interaction than the mobile residence ...

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The Stone Age, whose origin coincides with the discovery of the oldest ... related topics ... Paleolithic archaeology is concerned with the origins and development of ... But the French sequence still serves as the foundation of Paleolithic studies in .... developed simple social institutions, even at this early level of development.